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107 STAT. 2426 PUBLIC LAW 103-206—DEC. 20, 1993 Reports. (c) Not later than 2 years after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary snail evaluate the results of the program established in subsection (a) and submit a report to Congress with recommendations on the feasibility and environmental l^nefits of, and appropriate equipment and utilization standards for, requiring tank vessels to carry oil spill prevention and response equipment. Reports. (d) Not later than 6 months after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary shall evaluate and report to the Congress on the feasibility of using segregated ballast Umks for emergency transfer of cargo and storage of recovered oil. SEC. 311. UNMANNED SEAGOING BARGES. Section 3302 of title 46, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following: "(m) A seagoing barge is not subject to inspection under section 3301(6) of this title if the vessel is unmanned and does not carry— "(1) a hazardous material as cargo; or "(2) a flammable or combustible liqmd, including oil, in bulk. ". SEC. 312. PROHmrnON ON DECOMMISSIONING ICE-BREAKER MACKI- NAW. (a) The Secretary of Transportation may not decommission the Coast Guard cutter MACKINAW before December 31, 1994. (b) There is authorized to be appropriated to the Secretary of Transportation $1,600,000 for fiscal year 1994, to remain available until expended, for operations and maintenance of the Coast Guard cutter MACKINAW. SEC. 313. LOWER COLUMBIA RIVER MARINE FIRE AND SAFETY ACTIVI- TIES. The Secretary of Transportation is authorized to expend out of the amounts appropriated for the Coast Guard for fiscal year 1994 not more than $421,700, and for fiscal year 1995 not more than $358,300, for the lower Columbia River marine, fire, oil, and toxic spill response commimications, training, equipment, and pro- §ram administration activities conducted by the Marine Fire and afety Association. SEC. 314. CASS RIVER. Subtitle II of title 46, United States Code, relating only to vessel inspection and manning, shall not apply to a vessel operating on the date of enactment of this Act on the Cass River above the dam at Frankenmuth, Michigan (locally known as the Hubinger Dam) which is inspected and licensed by the State of Michigan to carry passengers. SEC. 315. SENSE OF THE CONGRESS REGARDING FUNDING FOR COAST GUARD. It is the sense of the Congress that in appropriating amounts for the Coast Guard, the Congress should appropriate amounts adequate to enable the Coast Guard to carry out all extraordinary functions and duties the Coast Guard is required to undertake in addition to its normal functions established by law. SEC. 316. COOPERATIVE AGREEMENT AUTHORITY. Section 93, of title 14, United States Code, as amended by section 202 of this Act, is ftirther amended by adding at the end the following new subsection: